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Some Women Develop Facial Hair for a Variety of Reasons

Although both men and women have body and facial hair, most women are better familiar with the barely-there blonde 'peach fuzz' hair present on the face. Some women, however, develop darker and thicker facial hair than the average peach fuzz. While most women want to know why their hair growth has changed, it's usually simple to eliminate.

Unbalanced hormones

All women generate both oestrogen and testosterone in their bodies, but if the quantities of each hormone are out of whack, hair growth can be affected. This is a regular occurrence following menopause.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a kind of polycystic ova

PCOS is a disorder that causes enlargement of the ovaries and the formation of tiny cysts. Hirsutism, or excessive hair on the face, chest, and back, is one of the many symptoms of PCOS. Consult your doctor if you believe this is the case.

Prescription drugs

Some drugs, including birth control pills, epilepsy pills, and steroids, might produce abnormal hair growth. Consult your doctor or a specialist if you're concerned about a medication's negative effects.

It's a family trait.

Women of Indian and Italian ancestry, for example, generate more facial hair than women of other ethnicities, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. Because of their DNA, some women are more prone to facial hair growth than others.


The female body produces less oestrogen during menopause, which might result in increased facial hair growth and hair loss on the head.

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PCOS Polycystic Ovary Syndrome


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